Pending issues

John Baldwin jhb at
Tue Aug 2 21:30:47 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 02 August 2005 04:57 pm, Eric Anderson wrote:
> John Baldwin wrote:
> > On Tuesday 02 August 2005 04:28 pm, Eric Anderson wrote:
> >>Ok, here's a small list of issues pending that I can see on -current
> >>(and I saw these on 6- branch too before 7.0).
> >>
> >>- Time ticks along correctly, but anything using an interval will be 2x
> >>off.  For instance - ping will only send a ping every 2 seconds instead
> >>of every second.  systat -vmstat 1 refreshes every 2 seconds, etc.
> >>Disabling APIC 'fixes' it.
> >
> > Are you using the i8254 timecounter or some other timecounter?
> kern.timecounter.choice: TSC(800) ACPI-fast(1000) i8254(0) dummy(-1000000)
> kern.timecounter.hardware: ACPI-fast
> Which is the default (I'm not forcing anything anywhere).  I believe at
> one time I tried i8254, but it made no difference.  I can try it again
> if you think it's a worthy experiment.

I would try both i8254 and TSC and see if it makes a difference.

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